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Author: John Angier; Zina Schiff; Coronet/MTI Film and Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Publisher: Northbrook, IL : Distributed by Coronet Film & Video, ©1989.
Series: Nova series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program examines the question, "What is music?" Music is a complicated interplay of many different elements, including the imagination of the composer, the skill of the instrument maker, and the talent of the musician. Delving further, what constitutes musical meaning and the process by which it is communicated -- is it purely abstract, or is there a more concrete answer?
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Angier; Zina Schiff; Coronet/MTI Film and Video.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
OCLC Number: 24950704
Notes: A segment from the television program: Nova.
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Credits: Executive producer, Paula S. Apsell ; associate producer, Rebecca Marvil ; editor, David Berenson ; camera, Peter Hoving, Rick Robertson, Joel Shapiro.
Performer(s): Peter Thomas ; musicians: Malcolm Bilson, piano and fortepiano ; Ricahrd Boulanger, Matthews "baton" ; Bruce Buntschuh, trumpet ; Wendy Carlos, synthesizers ; Maureen Chowning, soprano ; Gerard de Waardt, carillon ; Handel and Haydn Society, Christopher Hogwood, artistic director ; La Jolla Civic University Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Nee, conductor ; Janos Negyesy, Matthews "violin" ; Zina Schiff, violin.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide.
Details: VHS format.; VHS.
Series Title: Nova series.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Chedd-Angier Production Co., in association with WGBH Boston and BBC TV for Nova ; written, produced and directed by John Angier.

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This program examines the question, "What is music?" Music is a complicated interplay of many different elements, including the imagination of the composer, the skill of the instrument maker, and the talent of the musician. Delving further, what constitutes musical meaning and the process by which it is communicated -- is it purely abstract, or is there a more concrete answer?

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